Korean J Gastrointest Endosc.  1996 Oct;16(5):761-764.

A Case of Antral Web in a Child


Antral web is a very rare cause of vomiting in child, known to be a congenital disorder caused by incomplete recanalization of embryonic foregut, and in almost cases treated surgically. Author experienced a case of antral web in a 4-year-old boy who had suffered from severe abdominal pain for 2 months, in whom erosive duodenitis was noted on endoscopic examination. The patient became symptomfree after 1 week of conservative treatment for duodenitis. No specific therapy was not required for the antral web. Author concluded that surgical treatment is indicated for the clinically severe cases.


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